Great Western Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Great Western (3374) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 201 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Great Western is in the federal electorates of Mallee, Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Great Western was 570 and is comprised of approximately 46.7% females and 53.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Great Western is 45 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Great Western were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 2.5% Afghanistan, 1.1% United States of America, 0.7% Germany.

89.9% of people living in Great Western speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Persian, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Great Western is 28.9% No religion, 16.5% Catholic, 13.0% Anglican, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Lutheran, 2.5% Islam, 2.1% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal.

55.1% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Great Western.

57.1% of the people living in Great Western over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Great Western has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Great Western are 21.6% Managers, 17.7% Professionals, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Great Western work in are 16.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Manufacturing, 10.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Construction, 5.0% Mining, 4.6% Education and training.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $513 per week and the median household income is $1021 per week.

The median rent in Great Western is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1094 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Great Western postcode 3374

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